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Dear Parishioners,

 

I would like to thank you and your family for your generous

contribution towards the Community Welfare Fund. You must be

well aware that the purpose of the Community Welfare Fund in

our Parish (according the guideline of the Archdiocesse) to reach

out to the Parishioners in the following ways:

Parish Maintenance, to carry out Parish Activities

 

The poor, weak and helpless would be cared for

 

No one would go to bed hungry at night

 

No child would be deprived of education because the parents could

 

not afford the fees

 

No one would die for lack of medical aid.

 

I am happy to tell you that through your contribution, various

needs of our parish like SCC's and association's activities,

Catechism, have carried on, many poor are helped to have a decent

living, children are educated.

 

At the outset i want to thank you all for all the contribution

received from you. And as the last quarter of the financial year

2011-2012, want to remind other's to contribute 1% (or more) of

their income. This will enable us to reach to the last year collection

made.

 

From the Parish level we will give all our support such as instant

issue of receipt, receipt to reach in time/earliest.

 

Looking forward for your whole hearted support and active

involvement.

 

Kindly note: Please mention in your CWF cover, your family

ID number, Name, Mobile number and e-mail ID (if any)

 

Thanking you and anticipating your positive response.

 

 

Fr. Dominic Vas

Parish Priest

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...About the - CWF (Community Welfare Fund)...

Commenced : 2004

.....Amenities.....
Computers, Printer; shelves, store room; tables, chairs and stools and files.

.....Location.....
The office is situated at the extreme left end of the Church.


.....Head.....
Fr. Dominic Vas, Parish Priest

.....In Charge.....
Fr. Arwin Tauro

.....Committee Members.....
Mr. Francis Araujo
Mr. Johnson Saldanha
Mr. Antony Fernandes


.....Secretary.....
Mrs. Sayanora Fernandes

.....Telephone No.....
2811 4314

.....Purpose.....

This office serves the administrative purposes of the Community Welfare Fund of the Parish. The Fund requires parishioners to contribute 1% of their annual income. 50% of such collections are spent for poverty alleviation, medication, education and other extreme needs of our parishioners. Only those registered in the Parish and who contribute to this fund have the right in a moral sense to get help from this fund of the parish. 20% of this fund is utilized for SCC activities of our Parish. 15% of this fund is used for Parish maintenance and the rest 15% of this fund is kept as reserve fund for the parish in case of major repairs, purchases and for other emergency needs of the Parish Trust.
Accounts are updated and read out once a year to the parishioners, who are free to raise questions through a proper forum. Accounts are published in the Parish Bulletin Tidings when finalized with the Church Chartered Accountant.

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Collections/For/When

Sent to / How sent

1.

1st And 2nd Sunday Collections

Archdiocese Of Bombay

2.

Papal Collections:
For African Missions
– 1st Sunday of January

To be sent to Rome,
through Archdiocese of Bombay

3.

Good Friday – For Holy Places

To be sent to Rome,
through Archdiocese of Bombay

4.

Mission Sunday – Propagation of Faith

Society Of The Propogation
Of Faith (Bangalore).

5.

Lenten Alms

Archdiocese of Bombay
(For the support of Seminarians)

6.

Good Friday Sacrifice

Tanzania Mission Of The Carmelites

7.

Vianney Sunday -
For support of Aged Priests

Archdiocese Of Bombay

8.

Peter’s Pence – 1st Sunday of July

To be sent to Rome through
Archdiocese Of Bombay

9.

Holy Childhood -
End of March

Holy Childhood Bangalore -
Holy Childhood Association

 

 

Income

Distribution

5% of the Gross income

Archdiocesan Central Fund

2% of the Gross income

Charity Commissioner, Thane

1% of gross income from
Parishioners for
Community Welfare Fund

50% for relief of Parishioners;
15% SCC activities;
20% maintenance of the Parish;
15% Reserve Fund for the Parish.

 

 

     
 
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